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This extremely rare condition has been identified in only two patients worldwide


Dubai, United Arab Emirates, -Wednesday 10 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

Emirates Hospital-Jumeirah (EHJ), an Emirates Healthcare Company and an internationally recognised 100-bed beacon of progress in the region’s healthcare system, is treating an interesting case. When 7-year-old Maryam from Syria complained of abdominal pain, her parents thought she had an upset stomach. However, repeated complaints led to a consultation with a doctor at EHJ and a diagnosis of Henoch Schonlein Purpura (HSP).

While doctors were investigating the abdominal pain, they noticed that Maryam’s abdominal sonography revealed absent ovaries and an abnormally small uterus. An MRI confirmed their findings.

“When we discovered that Maryam had absent ovaries, we realised that the child was suffering from one of three conditions – external genitalia that look like a girl&rs ... Read more »

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Strategic collaboration will bolster 22nd Century’s position as a global leader in hemp/cannabis genetics.

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y.-Wednesday 10 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 22nd Century Group, Inc. (NYSE American: XXII), a plant biotechnology company that is a leader in tobacco harm reduction, Very Low Nicotine Content tobacco, and hemp/cannabis research, announced today that the Company has entered into a worldwide strategic research and development agreement with KeyGene, www.keygene.com, a global leader in plant research involving high-value genetic traits and increased crop yields. This exclusive, worldwide collaboration will focus on developing hemp/cannabis plants with exceptional cannabinoid profiles for medical and therapeutic use among other applications.

Cannabinoids are naturally occurring compounds found in hemp and in cannabis that have been linked to a number of potential medical benefits. The mix, concentration, and characteris ... Read more »

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SAN FRANCISCO-Wednesday 10 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The emergence of the Andersen name continues throughout Europe with the news that Andersen Global collaborating firms, Unity Four and Pistiolis-Triantafyllos & Associates, will become full member firms of the international association and adopt the Andersen name in Greece and Cyprus.

Andersen Tax in Greece and Andersen Tax in Cyprus, both formerly named Unity Four, serve local and international tax clients in Greece and Cyprus. The firm specializes in personal tax and consulting for executives and high-wealth individuals, and in tax services, transfer pricing, account and financial management reporting, payroll, VAT refunds and business consulting services. Unity Four was recognized as a “Recommended Firm” by World Tax in 2016, 2017 and 2018.

Nikos Siakantaris will be the Office Managing Director for Andersen Tax in Greece, and Nakis Kyprianou will lead Andersen Tax in Cypr ... Read more »

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BCW Study Finds 50 Leaders Have Paid to Promote Their Posts, Including U.S. President Donald Trump Who Has Promoted More Than 50,000 Posts on Facebook Since Creating His Page

NEW YORK-Wednesday 10 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is by far the most popular world leader on Facebook, with more than 43.5 million likes on his personal page and 13.7 million likes on his institutional Prime Minister of India page, according to the newly released 2019 World Leaders on Facebookstudy, part of the Twiplomacy series by leading global communications agency BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe). The study also found increased use of paid posts by world leaders.

U.S. President Donald Trump is in second place, with more than 23 million likes on his personal Facebook page and Jordan’s Queen Rania is in third position with 16.9 million likes, reaching an Arabic and English audience well beyond the 5.8 million Facebook users in Jord ... Read more »

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Four additional satellites will seamlessly scale SES’s MEO constellation which has positively impacted millions of people with low-latency, high-performance data connectivity services, and mark transition into next-gen MEO system


GUIANA SPACE CENTER, KOUROU -Friday 5 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Four O3b Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) satellites were successfully launched by Arianespace at the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana on 4 April, 14:03 PM local time, SES announced today.

The Soyuz launch marks a significant milestone in SES’s O3b MEO journey, bringing the number of O3b satellites to 20, and making the transition into its next-generation MEO system. The seamless scalability of the constellation means that the additional satellites will enhance coverage across the globe and enable SES Networks to provide greater service availability and reliability to cater to the increasing demand for networked applications in th ... Read more »

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• European Commission has granted marketing authorisation for the first stem cell-based product in animal health

• Arti-Cell® Forte is a unique ready-to-use solution for the treatment of equine lameness

• The partnership of Boehringer Ingelheim and GST proves its commitment to bring highly innovative therapeutics for horses to customers


INGELHEIM, Germany-Tuesday 9 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim launches Arti-Cell® Forte in Europe for the ‘reduction of mild to moderate recurrent lameness associated with non-septic joint inflammation in horses’.

Equine lameness is truly common and impacts horse performance as well as equine welfare1. Current treatment is not satisfactory for all cases and there is a clear need for innovation and new treatment options. Hence, the significant interest in treatment beyond symptoms, namely combatting the underlying root cause.

Arti- ... Read more »

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Leading spirits company makes Forbes-published Reputation Institute’s Global RepTrak® 100 – which measures the reputation of multinational companies across 15 countries and 20 different industries – for seventh consecutive year

HAMILTON, Bermuda-Tuesday 9 April 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Family-owned Bacardi Limited, the largest privately held spirits company in the world, celebrates being named once again among the most reputable companies in the world, as part of the annual Global RepTrak® 100 list compiled by the Reputation Institute (RI) and p ... Read more »

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